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Cable operator first in CT to offer gigabit service throughout its territory

Patricia Daddona |

Quincy, Mass.-based cable operator Atlantic Broadband began offering the first universally distributed gigabit internet service in Connecticut, the company announced Friday.

Frontier's 2Q losses deepen

Matt Pilon |

A much larger Frontier Communications nearly tripled its losses in the second quarter, as higher expenses and other costs outpaced revenue growth.

ADA compliance extending into firms' internet offerings

Gregory Seay |

There are some whose physical disabilities make fully harvesting the wealth of information residing on the internet about as easy as climbing Mt. Everest.

Hotel's owners sue city, claiming unfair tax burden

Gregory Seay |

The owner of the high-rise Radisson Hotel overlooking downtown Hartford's stalled ballpark is suing the city, claiming it didn't get the property-tax exemptions the city has granted its nearby...

Hartford entrepreneur David T. Chase dies at 88

Prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist David T. Chase has died at 88. His career spanned many industries including commercial real estate, banking, telecommunications, construction, manufacturing...

FCC repacking program creates growth opportunity for Meriden company

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Nick Wymant, chief technology officer of Meriden-based Radio Frequency Systems, is facing a rarity in business: a substantial growth opportunity fueled by a shrinking market.

Blumenthal lauds proposed curb of forced arbitration clauses

Keith Griffin |

A proposal by a federal consumer agency to curb the use of forced arbitration clauses is being praised by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.).

Comcast will replace cable box with an app

Comcast will soon let its customers to bypass the cable box and get Xfinity service directly on their television sets or streaming media gadgets.

Over 36,000 Verizon workers go on strike

CNNMoney |

Over 36,000 Verizon workers have walked off the job Wednesday after failing to reach a new labor agreement. The strike is expected to have an impact from Maine to Virginia.

Despite resistance, PURA cybersecurity effort marches ahead

Matt Pilon |

The state's energy and telecom regulator is marching ahead with a cybersecurity oversight program, even though some major companies shared a number of concerns with the voluntary initiative.

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